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universalizability

universalisability

/ (ˌjuːnɪˌvɜːsəlaɪzəˈbɪlɪtɪ) /

noun ethics

the thesis that any moral judgment must be equally applicable to every relevantly identical situation
the Kantian principle that if a course of action cannot be universally adopted it must be morally impermissible

Nearby words

universal time, universal time coordinated, universalism, universalist, universality, universalizability, universalize, universally, universals, universe, universe of discourse
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